Sophia arrived at the Student’s Education Centre on that fateful Wednesday afternoon with two travel companions and their tour guide. She apparently went to the latrines, some forty metres away from the room but never returned.
Allan Katende, who is pursuing a degree course in Agriculture and Rural Innovation, looks forward to owning “the largest online business store selling shoes in Kampala City. He calls this an opportunity presented to him by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns imposed since March 2020.
The 38-year-old pastor at the House of God Church in Entebbe town describes himself as a Mukiga born in Entebbe, a family man and father of five. While he is also a real estate dealer, Mwesigye says he can never do anything without inquiring from God through prayer.
Kirabo went to Kampala Kindergarten for nursery and Kampala Parents before switching to City Parents Primary School in Nakulabye, where she sat her Primary Leaving Examinations and obtained 8 aggregates in 2009.
As the fighting and firing of teargas at Makerere scales down, there’s one voice whose lone idea was ignored as the University passed the now controversial fees policy last year. It is this policy that triggered a strike on October 22, which has since turned violent, with a joint force of the military and the police personnel raiding students’ halls of residence and battering those suspected to be part of the strike. Perhaps all this could have been avoided had Makerere listened to one lone voice, that of Marion Kirabo, a 23-year-old student of Law at the university. Kirabo, now in her 4th year of study, may not be a household name but she has been a leading voice on the “tuition must fall” campaign.
According to Kasole, he was picked up in a Mercedes Benz dispatched by State house escorted by two heavily protected vehicles. Kasole says he kept asking himself what could have landed him in trouble and remembered a Luganda proverb ‘Bakuyita embuga si buganzi’ loosely translated as ‘Being summoned by people of authority is not necessarily a good thing’.
According to the 2014 Uganda National and Housing Population Census, 20 percent of Ugandans suffer from at least one disability. The most common cause of these disabilities includes birth defects, infections, accidents and by injecting through medical negligence while injecting children and diseases such as cancer.
Dr Ssimba says Musazi mobilized Ugandans to defeat colonial economic oppression without receiving any political party funding from government as being craved by political parties today. He said political parties should stop blaming restrictive political environment for preventing their effective mobilization in the country.
Musaazi, one of the only two national heroes buried at Kololo Independence Grounds alongside former President Kironde Lule, is remembered as the founder of the first political party in Uganda; the Uganda National Congress. He is also remembered by many as the founding father of the cooperative movement and trade unions.
They said the deceased was very sensitive to the feelings of others and exhibited virtues of leadership at all times. Odomel said Kisembo, was a loyal servant who respected and valued the interests of others and never complained about his posting even when he worked in areas deemed hard to reach, such as Karamoja.
Kisembo served as IGP from 1998 to 2001 and was replaced by Gen Katumba Wamala, the current Works State Minister. Police Chief Political Commissar, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Asan Kasingye confirmed news of Kisembo’s passing on his twitter handle at 6pm.
Sarafino Ojara, the head catechist at Awach Assumption parish eulogized the oldest man in Ludera can as a beacon of peace, which held the clan fabric together through the difficult times of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) conflict.
Nathan Irumba is a retired diplomat who served in five Governments and Special Assistant to Sam Odaka, Obote’s former Foreign Minister. He says Amin was a conspiracy of foreign forces that encouraged him to stage a coup against Obote who had made a lot of mistakes.
Justice Remmy Kasule, who has clocked 70; the mandatory retirement age for judges, told Uganda Radio Network that all judicial officers need to be honest and impartial as they dispense justice in the country.
In honor of the deceased, Henry Mayega, Nyombis brother who is the Uganda Deputy Ambassador to China gave his life to Christ. This move sent the church to jubilation and ululation before the congregation prayed for him.